PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Plymouth Township police say they have found a missing teenage girl after she ran away with an older man.

Lisa Schwartz said her daughter, 15-year-old Emily Lalinsky, took off with 37-year-old Robert Messer, a family friend — and both left notes behind saying they love one another.

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“They’re in love, they’re sorry that it worked out this way, nobody can do anything to change it,” Schwartz told WWJ Newsradio 950.

Lalinsky and Messer were found Tuesday afternoon in a field in neighboring Washtenaw County with what were described as minor self-inflicted injuries. Lalinsky was taken to the hospital for treatment and observation while Messer was placed under arrest.

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Following the discovery of her daughter, Schwartz said she’s relieved and “glad to have [her] baby back.”

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